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The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Halfway House, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Halfway House:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.

Halfway House is located in Kern County.

The following 9 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kern County: Inyo, Kings, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare & Ventura.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 239 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Halfway House. Of these communities, 83 are located in counties other than Kern County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Halfway House (which is Kern County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Halfway House. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Tulare County  

Kern County     (The county where Halfway House resides)
Given the large number of communities that are located in Kern County, we have limited the list to those within 29 miles [46.7 km] of Halfway House (about 100 communities).
County Website:
County Seat for Kern:   Bakersfield
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kern County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woody     [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Maltha (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oil City     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oildale     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Seguro (Unver)     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lerdo (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oil Junction     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prospero (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saco (Unver)     [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cawelo     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dow (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Minter Village     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slater (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasmin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Zentner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Bakersfield     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kern (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Calico (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Famoso     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollis (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Landco (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Magunden (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fruitvale (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lavers Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Quality (Unver)     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Algoso (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bakersfield     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kayandee     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rock Springs (Hist)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crome     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenacres     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hights Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jastro (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Una (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
McFarland     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lackey Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glennville     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vinland     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edison     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lonsmith (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mayfair (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Quailwood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rosedale (Hist)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cherokee Strip (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
North Shafter (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Shafter     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Pettit Place (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wible Orchard (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mexican Colony (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Smith Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Myricks Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thomas Lane (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Petersburg (Hist)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Delano     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fuller Acres     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gosford     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Harpertown (Unver)     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Venola     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Treves (Hist)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Neufeld (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Palmo (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Joyful (Hist)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bena (Unver)     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Calders Corner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elmo (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wasco     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pond (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Greenfield (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lamont     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Panama (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pumpkin Center     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rio Bravo (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Strand (Hist)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Petro (Hist)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Miracle Hot Springs     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Bannister (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Old River (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Patch (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Ribier (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Stevens (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Shirley Meadows     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Alta Sierra     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kernell (Unver)     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Alameda     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Di Giorgio (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Weedpatch     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
El Tejon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ilmon (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Havilah     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Keyesville     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Leonards (Hist)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bodfish     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Silver City (Hist)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmundson Acres (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mitchells Corner (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lake Isabella     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scovern Hot Springs (Hist)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Arvin     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Caliente     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Isabella (Hist)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vaccaro (Hist)     [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bealville (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fig Orchard (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bowerbank (Unver)     [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wofford Heights     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Conner (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tupman     [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Tulare County
County Website:
County Seat for Tulare:   Visalia
Genealogy Websites:
State of California       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tulare County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White River (Hist)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richgrove     [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Trocha (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vestal (Unver)     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Orris (Unver)     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jovista (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fountain Springs (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ducor     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Posey     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Balance Rock (Hist)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Idlewild (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Panorama Heights     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Pleasant View (Unver)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Poso Park     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Radnor (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Sugarloaf Village     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ultra (Unver)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
California Hot Springs     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guernsey Mill (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stone Place (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Deer Creek Colony (Unver)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Terra Bella     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pine Flat     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sugarloaf Mountain Park (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Earlimart     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elmco (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lempon (Hist)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lois (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Magnolia (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sunland (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Saucelito (Hist)     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hope (Hist)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lumer (Unver)     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Allensworth     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Plano (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ponca (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Worth (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Redwood Corral (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Alta Vista (Hist)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
East Porterville     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pixley     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
South Lake     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jones Corner (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Nanceville (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Poplar     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Porterville     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Roche (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Soda Springs (Unver)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wheatons (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cotton Center (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Monache (Hist)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Westfield (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fairview (Unver)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Quail (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Stoil (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lisko (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pleasant Grove (Hist)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vincent (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Johnsondale (Hist)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Roads End (Hist)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Alpaugh     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lairds Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bella Vista     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Globe (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Zante (Unver)     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Alfac (Hist)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Spa (Hist)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Woodville     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tipton     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
West Alpaugh (Hist)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Abilene (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Portex (Hist)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Springville     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Strathmore     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Smith Mill (Unver)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lowes Corner (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Plainview (Unver)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Prewit (Hist)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Angiola (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
El Mirador (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gillete (Hist)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mirador (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Halfway House. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Halfway House) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Halfway House. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5897, Longitude: -118.9604     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Halfway House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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